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4000 IELTS Academic Word List (1)

IELTS academic test is a widely accepted examine in English countries. Its score is one of keys for university or college admission, especially for applying top universities or scholarships. You have to work hard to prepare this test, and spend much time to build IELTS academic vocabulary. This word list is for the job.

Among all English tests vocabulary level is an important factor to evaluate language skill; IELTS has no exception. Supposed that the test date is booked and in near future, test takers usually try to learn something that are high probably useful on IELTS test papers. Pick up a random dictionary to prepare IELTS vocabulary isn't a good idea. You need choose IELTS vocabulary, or say IELTS academic vocabulary, to concentrate your effort on words related to IELTS .

IELTS vocabulary doesn't have an official definition. Every word has own frequency in specified circumstance. IELTS test has own convention to select materials. Words that meet with the convention are generally called IELTS vocabulary. If this vocabulary focuses on academic reading test, it's called IELTS academic vocabulary, which is the toughest one in all sorts of IELTS vocabularies.

IELTS academic word list isn't an accurate or exact word set. Searching on Internet you can see a dozen of word lists called as IELTS academic vocabularies. Students with separate levels or situations may choose differently. Some choose a short list because time matters; others prefer to learn difficult and large vocabulary in order to pursuit high score.

Here we present a serious resource, the largest IELTS word list in the website. The total 4000+ words reflect the essential vocabulary level of IELTS academic test. If you are serious for your future test and university admission, you should consider the list. It's long but deserves to spend time. Besides, we remind you this list is based on IELTS general vocabulary. As academic test takers, IELTS general vocabulary is the foundation of your test, you shouldn't ignore it.


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attraction: Read
n. Syn. affinity; appeal
appeal; a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts

auction: Read
n.
public sale of property to the highest bidder

auditorium: Read
n.
area of theater or concert hall where audience sits

author: Read
n.
beginner, former, or first mover of anything; creator; originator; one who composes or writes book or composer

authorization: Read
n.
act of giving authority or legal power; establishment by authority; sanction or warrant

autobiography: Read
n.
biography or story written by yourself

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absurdity  Read
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helper, additional or subsidiary
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offensive move; expression of strong criticism; hostile comment
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quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment; logical contradiction
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act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
acceleration  Read
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act of putting a person into a non-elective position; arrangement
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invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; debate
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faster rate of improvement; rate of change of velocity with respect to time
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one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent
acquisition  Read
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arrangement; association; alliance
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someone chosen to judge and decide disputed issue; one having power to make authoritative decisions
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made sure; exhibiting confidence or authority; indubitable
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act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
actively  Read
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stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with
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quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe
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energetically; vigorously; in an active manner; voluntarily, not passively
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act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
acute  Read
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achieve or accomplish; gain
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quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe
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offensive move; expression of strong criticism; hostile comment
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someone chosen to judge and decide disputed issue; one having power to make authoritative decisions
advocate  Read
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faster rate of improvement; rate of change of velocity with respect to time
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speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
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secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate
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assert; confirm
amicable  Read
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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official approbation; endorsement; act of approving
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helper, additional or subsidiary
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invent and offer reasons to support or overthrow a proposition, opinion, or measure; debate
analyze  Read
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diagnose; examine
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of or relating to or responsible for administration
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make fit for; change to suit a new purpose
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essay; editorial; individual thing or element of a class
anchor  Read
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assert; confirm
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achievement; fulfillment
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secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate
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diagnose; examine
apart  Read
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quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment; logical contradiction
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half-open; slightly turned or opened
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offensive move; expression of strong criticism; hostile comment
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separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside
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n. Syn. capacity; skill
capacity; skill


Spelling Word: ability
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v.
travel with; be associated with


Spelling Word: accompany
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v. Syn. govern; supervise
govern; supervise; give or apply medications


Spelling Word: administer
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v. Syn. further; progress
proceed; move forward; improve; moving forward


Spelling Word: advance
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v. Syn. distribute
parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot


Spelling Word: allot
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ad.
by the length; in a line with the length; onward; forward; in company; together


Spelling Word: along
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v. Syn. intensify; increase
broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase


Spelling Word: amplify
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a.
having or showing a just or ready appreciation or perception


Spelling Word: appreciative
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n.
works for an expert to learn a trade; beginner; learner


Spelling Word: apprentice
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n. Syn. sanction; endorsement
official approbation; endorsement; act of approving


Spelling Word: approval